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OT: Sziget festival #167480
08/13/07 09:05 AM
08/13/07 09:05 AM
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Gloria  Offline OP
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Hi, we had some friendly Maori visitors this year. :~)

If I can send you the pic, I show it.


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Re: OT: Sziget festival [Re: Gloria] #167589
08/15/07 11:41 PM
08/15/07 11:41 PM
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Here we go Gloria:

[Linked Image]

Re: OT: Sziget festival [Re: Trumpy] #167593
08/16/07 02:29 AM
08/16/07 02:29 AM
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Gloria,
What is the Sziget festival?.
Sounds like a pretty cool sort of a thing.
If there are Maori folk there, it seems like a real International sort of a thing.
I hope at least there was a kapa-haka (song and dance) from the group at the festival.
For those of you that don't know about Maori culture, it is full of songs and dances, kapa-haka is a really serious thing here in NZ, amongst the Maori folk, I was involved in it for years from the time that I turned 5 until I was 18.
I loved it.
The Maori's are a warrior race and are rich in war dances.
Any of the race that picks up the dances or songs, has more Mana (respect) than those that don't.


Re: OT: Sziget festival [Re: Gloria] #167664
08/17/07 09:45 AM
08/17/07 09:45 AM
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Gloria  Offline OP
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Yes Trumpy, it is a one week gettogether, see the website
http://www.sziget.hu/festival_english

You can find probably everything you like there. You can stay in a Hotel somewhere in budapest, or you can sleep there, in a tent.

Also the Killers! :~)))

Last edited by Gloria; 08/17/07 09:48 AM. Reason: Killers

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Re: OT: Sziget festival [Re: Gloria] #167819
08/21/07 06:02 AM
08/21/07 06:02 AM
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Gloria  Offline OP
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Question of the week: where did we take these pictures?

http://index.hu/gal/?dir=0708/belfold/jegeso/


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Re: OT: Sziget festival [Re: Gloria] #167821
08/21/07 06:31 AM
08/21/07 06:31 AM
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mh... aftermath of a bad hail storm. A Lada in the background. Could be the outskirts of any Hungarian city, if not Czech, Slovakian,...
Houses in the former Autro-Hungarian Empire look pretty much the same all across, in spite of cold war and communist regime.

Re: OT: Sziget festival [Re: Texas_Ranger] #167881
08/22/07 03:13 AM
08/22/07 03:13 AM
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Gloria  Offline OP
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Yup. It's just a bit weird, we just had the celebration of the state-foundation (ad. 1000, 20th Aug) and the fireworks were almost washed away, like last year. As a luck, the rainstorm was over by 8.30pm, so we could have fireworks at 9pm.
http://index.hu/gal/?dir=0708/belfold/tuzijatek/


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Re: OT: Sziget festival [Re: Gloria] #167882
08/22/07 03:19 AM
08/22/07 03:19 AM
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Gloria  Offline OP
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Re: OT: Sziget festival [Re: Gloria] #167960
08/24/07 03:55 AM
08/24/07 03:55 AM
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Back in 1992 when I was in Aussie, I met a guy there from Hungary, he was a bloody good Bass Player, we jammed together after work, we lived in the same block.
We called him Herve, I've never seen him since.
I never knew what his real name was. frown
He had to return to Hungary because his mother was ill, I miss him to this day.
I've never connected with a Bass player on that level (as a drummer) before and probably never will either again.

Re: OT: Sziget festival [Re: Trumpy] #167967
08/24/07 07:36 AM
08/24/07 07:36 AM
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It's more a French name. Wish I could help.


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